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Rockets stomp Thunder

James Harden scored 37 points as the Houston Rockets routed Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-87 in the opening game of their NBA playoff series on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/17 22:33:39

Cavs escape Pacers

The Cleveland Cavaliers escaped with a 109-108 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday in the opening game of the 2017 playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/16 19:48:39

Pacers, Bulls into playoffs

Paul George delivered 32 points and 11 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers punched their ticket to the NBA postseason on Wednesday with a 104-86 ­victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/13 23:23:39

New president, new champs signal bright days ahead for Chinese basketball

Xinjiang's claiming of the CBA throne several days ago made history for the club, and also unveiled a new chapter in the history of Chinese basketball.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/13 10:30:53

Hawks sting Hornets

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Charlotte Hornets 103-76 on Tuesday with 19 points and 12 rebounds from center Dwight Howard to set an NBA playoff date with the Washington Wizards.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/12 23:28:40

Westbrook's historic triple-double record should earn him MVP over Harden

As the NBA's regular season lurches toward its conclusion and playoff matchups are solidified, fans are forced to endure fewer and fewer meaningful games. That said, they can still enjoy debating the winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award - the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, or the Houston Rockets' James Harden?
Soure:Global Times: 2017/4/12 23:18:39

Heat keep hope alive

The Miami Heat kept their NBA playoff hopes alive on Monday with a 124-121 overtime victory over Cleveland that dropped the reigning NBA champions Cavaliers to second in the Eastern Conference.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/11 23:38:40

Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double of season

Russell Westbrook capped his history-making 42nd triple-double of the season with a game-winning three-pointer on Sunday as his Oklahoma City Thunder knocked the Denver Nuggets out of NBA playoff contention.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/10 23:48:39

Uganda gears up for FIBA 3x3 U-18 Basketball World Cup in China

Uganda is gearing up for the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) 3X3 Basketball World Cup scheduled for June 28-July 2 this year in Chengdu, China.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/10 20:26:54

Business as usual for healthy Durant and league-leading Warriors

Kevin Durant scored 16 points in his return from injury as the Golden State Warriors won their 14th straight game with a 123-101 victory over the New ­Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/9 23:13:40

Cavs dominate Celtics

LeBron James scored 36 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers pounded rivals Boston to regain control of the Eastern Conference on Wednesday as Russell Westbrook's bid for NBA history was delayed.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/6 23:18:39

Westbrook ties longtime record

Russell Westbrook tied Oscar Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in an NBA season on Tuesday, his 41st triple-double of the campaign fueling the Oklahoma City Thunder's 110-79 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/5 23:23:39

North Carolina claim sixth NCAA crown

The North Carolina Tar Heels, who fell agonizingly sort of the goal last year, beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs 71-65 on Monday to claim the coveted US collegiate basketball crown.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/4 22:28:39

Westbrook sets NBA record

Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook was feted with loud chants of “MVP, MVP” by Orlando Magic fans after an electrifying performance on Wednesday in Orlando.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/30 23:28:41

CBA finals preview: will a dynasty return or a new king be crowned?

Seven years ago, a picture surfaced showing NBA Washington Wizards' forward Yi Jianlian shooting at the basket while his teammate Andray Blatche sat on the bench in the background.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/30 13:30:54

Kansas fans should be satisfied with Self's record

College basketball fans in Lawrence, Kansas know that only three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and annual criticism of Bill Self's NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) tournament record. Self's 2-5 mark in Elite 8 games (including Saturday's 74-60 loss to Oregon) doesn't play too well in this basketball-crazed Midwestern town, but demanding a "better" coach is unfair and highly unrealistic.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/30 0:08:40

Warriors hold off Rockets

Stephen Curry scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors withstood Houston star James Harden's 20th triple-double of the season in a 113-106 victory over the Rockets on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/29 23:23:41

Spurs drop Cavs to 2nd

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and left to a standing ovation on Monday as the San Antonio Spurs humbled the NBA champions Cleveland ­Cavaliers 103-74 less than three weeks before the start of the playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/28 22:53:39